Adulting

Adulting

By Oenone Forbat

The podcast that's trying to figure out all of the things that we never got taught in school.

Episodes

#81 Writing, Makeup and Other Miscellaneous Tangents with Jamie Windust

Hey Podulters, I hope you're well! In this episode I speak to Jamie Windust about their new book, their favourite makeup lewks and a traumatic experience they had this summer. Their new book 'In Their Shoes' is out now! I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe.Jamie's BooksKnow My Name, Chanel MillerHappy Fat, Sofie HagenThis Book Will Make You Kinder, Henry James Garret  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/10/201h 9m

#80 Cultural Appropriation, Yoga and Education with Vaani Kaur

Hey podulters, I hope you're well! In this week's episode I speak to Vaani Kaur. Vaani is a secondary school English teacher and qualified yoga, fitness and mindfulness instructor. She reached out to me as she had recently (successfully) started a conversation about the problematic nature of cultural appropriation in wellness spaces especially yoga. We discuss this and more as well as the book that Vaani is in the process of writing! I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/10/2044m 11s

#79 Life In Lockdown with Dawn O'Porter

Hey Podulters, I hope you're well! In this episode I speak to Dawn O'Porter about her latest book Life In Pieces, as well as how lockdown has changed her approach to parenting, and why we shouldn't always be available to everyone all the time!Dawn's Top Three Books;Ghosts, Dolly AldertonOranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Jeanette WintersonJane Eyre, Charlottte BronteI hope you enjoy :) as always please do rate, review & subscribe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/10/2047m 14s

#78 Living Better with Alastair Campbell

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to former spokesman for Tony Blair, mental health ambassador, and sixteen times author, Alastair Campbell. We talk about depression, the taboo of mental illness and a little about private versus state education at the very endYou can buy Alastair's new book Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression from all good book stores and retailers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/09/201h 9m

#77 Politics, Polarisation & Communism with Ash Sarkar

Hey Podulters, welcome back for season 8! In this episode I speak to Ash Sarkar about why politics is so polarised, if we could ever have a unified left, and what a world without capitalism might look like! I hope you enjoy and as always please do rate, review, subscribe & share!!Ash's Top Three Books:The Wretched of The Earth, Frantz FanonThe Lonely Londoners, Sam SelvonRiding for Deliveroo: Resistance in the New Economy, Callum Cant  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/09/201h 2m

#76 Self Care with Natalie Lee

Hey podulters, I hope you’re well! This episode is brought to you in collaboration with M•A•C Cosmetics and their iconic Fix+ setting spray, the holy-grail of hydrating mists. Simply spritz to hydrate, refresh and set makeup. In this episode I speak to Natalie Lee, otherwise known as @stylemesunday, about self care and what that truly means to her in 2020. I hope you enjoy and as always please rate, review and subscribe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/08/2046m 48s

#75 Autism and Neuro-diversity with Sarah O’Brien

Hey Podulters, I hope you’re well! In this episode I speak to Sarah O’Brien about being autistic, the language around neuro-diversity and why the correct representation is so important. I hope you enjoy! As always please do rate, review and subscribe! O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/07/2049m 38s

#74 Racism, Cancel Culture & Police Abolition with Chanté Joseph

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to journalist, presenter and soon to be author Chanté Joseph. We discuss her recent appearance on ITV's 'Has Britain Changed', what cancel culture really is and why police abolition isn't that radical. I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/07/2051m 58s

#73 The British Education System with Fiona Millar

Hey Podulters, hope you’re well! In this weeks episode I speak to journalist, education campaigner and former advisor to Cherie Blair, Fiona Millar. We discuss a private versus state education, where our system is failing, and what Fiona’s ideal model would be! I loved speaking to Fiona and I really hope that you enjoy the episode! As always please do rate, review and subscribe O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/07/2042m 1s

#72 Relationships, Accountability & Growth with Florence Given

Hey Podulters, I hope you’re well! In this episode I speak to author, illustrator and influencer, Florence Given. We discuss her debut book ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’, what it took for Florence to become the woman she is today, and why we should always be aiming to grow and evolve. Enjoy! As always please do rate, review and subscribe! O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/07/2059m 5s

#71 Black Beauty & Racism with Ateh Jewel

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to beauty-journalist, director and producer (to name a few of her roles), Ateh Jewel. We discuss her career, racism in the beauty industry, the history of a 'fashionable' tan and much, much more. I learnt a lot from Ateh in this conversastion and I think you will too, so If you want to support Ateh's new venture - her foundation - then click the link and donate here > https://www.gofundme.com/f/21lx1u4thc?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=adecb351f6c94b64b3ad8061f081ee28. Thanks so much for listening, as always please do rate, review and subscribe! O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/06/201h 5m

#70 Intersectionality with Ione Gamble & Olivia Graham

Hey podulters, hope you’re all good! In this week’s episode I speak to Ione Gamble, founding editor-in-chief of Polyesterzine, and Olivia Graham, visual and audio artist based in Liverpool. Together they host the Polyester Podcast. Polyester is a self-published, intersectional feminist arts and culture platform aiming to bridge the gap of URL feminism with the IRL world. We discuss intersectionality, what that actually means, how to not centre yourself as white woman and lots more, I hope you enjoy O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/06/2054m 59s

#69 Friendship In Lockdown with Daisy Buchanan

Hey Podulters, this week I speak to author and journalist Daisy Buchanan! We discuss friendship in lockdown, friendship-breakups, friendship-flings and so much more. I hope you enjoy, and as always please do rate, review and subscribe. Thanks so much for listening, O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/06/201h 2m

#68 Motherhood, Social Media & Boundaries with Candice Brathwaite

Hey Podulters, this week I speak to author, influencer and (sometimes termed by other people), 'mummy blogger', Candice Brathwaite. We discuss diversity in the influencer industry, her new book I Am Not Your Baby Mother and the current conversations about anti-racism online. Thanks so much for listening, as always please do rate, review and subscribe! O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/06/2054m 56s

#67 Systemic Racism In The UK with Adam Pugh & Africa Daley-Clarke

Hey Podulters, this episode was recorded live on the 10th February, however the sound quality wasn't very good so it never got released. In light of recents events I felt it needed to be shared more than ever so my fantastic producer Spike worked really hard to make it listenable! This episode is with Adam Pugh and Africa Daley-Clarke and it is about systemic racism in the UK. I hope you find it insightful and enlightening. I have included some resources below. O xxActions and resources to support #BlackLivesMatterhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1AFnmIdUcMf2E5ywEj18yWXBfdGz4k25SRc82mqtKYkQ/mobilebasichttps://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/Anti-racism resources for white people https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasicLink to Housemans Books instagramhttps://instagram.com/housmans_books?igshid=dlwd47ukgm41Link to Reni Eddo-Lodge initial blog; http://renieddolodge.co.uk/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race/Survey to lobby for Britain’s colonial past to be taught in schoolshttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5AzoKpB904HmXAXlzJxKAt41YJ0cQ1zRlhMNe7PyfqEdxWA/viewformThe difference between equity and equality https://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/equality-is-not-enough/Some people to follow on Instagram:@thevitamindproject@adampugh@renieddolodge@laylafsaad@stephanieyeboah@stylemesunday@rachel.cargle@kelechnekoff@candicebrathwaite @munroebergdorf@nowhitesaviors@slayinyourlane@galdemzine@askapoc@freddieharrel@remi.sade@officialmillennialblack @emmadabiri  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/06/201h 14m

#66 Finding Your Power Hour In Lockdown with Adrienne Herbert

Hey podulters, I hope you're well :). In today's episode I speak to personal trainer, motivational speaker and soon to be author, Adrienne Herbert. Adrienne explains what 'The Power Hour' is, we discuss the importance of a good nights sleep and touch a little on whether or not it's ok to have a weight-loss goal. I hope you enjoy :)  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/05/201h 3m

#65 Matt & I Answer Your Questions In Lockdown

Hey Podulters, today is a special Q&A episode with my boyfriend Matt... we answer questions submitted via my Instagram. Is Matt a feminist? What are our top three pic'n'mix? who is the most stubborn? all answered! I hope you enjoy! xxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/05/2052m 39s

#64 Glowing Up In Lockdown with Lou Northcote

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to Lou Northcote, ex-model and creator of #freethepimple. We discus, beauty standards, the discourse around acne and 'bad skin' and why glowing up shouldn''t about losing weight or getting clear skin, but learning to accept the way you are! I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe! O xxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/05/2047m 6s

#63 Growing Up In The Time Of Corona with Liv Little & Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Hey Podulters, this week I speak to Liv Little and Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff from Gal-dem (@galdemzine), about their platform, book and new podcast (find here https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/growing-up-with-gal-dem/id1509199829). These two women are part of a huge movement, their magazine is award winning and aims to 'share perspectives from women and non binary people of colour. Liv dreamed up Gal-dem whilst still at uni and since it has grown into a huge platform that challenges much of traditional media with its 360 approach to reporting on news from marginalised groups. I hope you enjoy! Please do rate, review and subscribe! O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/05/2055m 54s

#62 How To Write In The Time Of Corona with Naoise Dolan

Hey Podulters, in this episode I was honoured to interview Naoise Dolan, author of the phenomenal Exciting Times. It is her debut novel and one of my favourites I have read this year. We speak about the book, Naoise's relationship with press interviews and what it takes to write a novel. I really hope you enjoy, I was a little nervous, so sorry for my fumbling words at times! Please do rate, review and subscribe! O x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/05/2050m 46s

#61 Mental Health In The Time Of Corona with Kimberley Wilson

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to Kimberley Wilson (@foodandpsych) about anxiety, brain health and getting to know yourself and your thoughts, especially during quarantine. Kimberley is a chartered psychologist, with an MSc in nutrition and author of 'How To Build A Healthy Brain'. I hope you enjoy the episode, please do rate, review and subscribe, O xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/04/2056m 24s

#60 Food & Body Image In The Time Of Corona with Becky Amoi Young

Hey podulters, I hope you're well! In this episode I speak to the wonderful Becky from @antidietriotclub, about we can protect ourselves from diet culture, body image issues and other things that may come up during quarantine. I absolutely loved speaking to Becky and I hope you do too!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/04/2052m 18s

#59 Money In The Time Of Corona with Caroline Hughes

Hi Podulters, I’m coming to you with a special season of Adulting, specifically designed for our days in quarantine. In this first episode I speak to Caroline Hughes from Lifetise. I opened the floor to my Instagram audience, and asked them to ask me any questions about money worries they may have in this time and put them to Caroline. I hope you find it helpful, as always please do rate, review and subscribe! O  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/04/2052m 50s

#58 When Will We Be 'Successful'? with Louise Troen

Hey podulters, this episode was recorded at the beginning of March before the pandemic hit, so there is no mention of it! I speak to Louise Troen about her career, what success truly means and how to make yourself seen in the workplace. I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe!Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/04/2054m 20s

#57 When Do We Start Presenting Gender? with Juno Dawson

Hey Podulters, in this episode I speak to author, journalist and fellow podcaster Juno Dawson. We discuss gender, transphobia and when we start presenting gender. I really hope you enjoy this episode, if you do please do rate, review and subscribe. Oenone xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/03/2053m 37s

#56 When Does Politics Become A Feminist Issue? with Bell RibeiroAddy

Hey podulters, I hope you’re all keeping well at this odd time. This episode was recorded on international women’s day at the with the wonderful and inspirational Bell Ribeiro-Addy. Bell is the Labour MP for Streatham and shadow immigration officer. I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate,review and subscribe! X  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/03/2058m 34s

#55 When Are We Living Our Best Life? with Lucy Mountain

This week I speak to fitness influencer, diet-culture fighter and soon to be podcaster about creating the career and life you want. Lucy Mountain is such an inspiration in the way she creates content, and has built her brand. This episode is sponsored by the sims. I hope you enjoy!Oenone xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/03/201h 22m

#54 When Did Disability Become So Taboo? with Sophie Butler

Hey podulters, in this week's episode I speak to the hugely inspiring Sophie Butler, about living with a disability, ableism and how we can be better allies to people who have any kind of disability.I hope you enjoy, and as always please do rate, review and subscribe!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/03/2049m 47s

#53 When Should We Start Saving? With Emilie Bellet

Hey podulters, in this episode I speak to Emilie Bellet, she is the founder and CEO of Vestpod, the digital platform and community that empowers women financially through education, workshops and events. Emilie is an ex-private equity analyst for Lehman Brothers. We discuss getting to grips with your finances, when to start saving and discussing your money situation with your partner, plus loads more. I’ve been to a few of Emilie’s events and loved them, I would highly recommend looking into them if you also live in London. Please do rate, review and subscribe. Oenone x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/03/2048m 3s

#52 When Will The World Accept Fat Bodies? With Stephanie Yeboah

This week I speak to multi-award winning Plus Size Style, Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger and Author of upcoming non-fiction book "Fattily Ever After", Stephanie Yeboah. We discuss fatphobia, the policing of women's bodies and the way diet culture impacts our lives from such a young age. I hope you enjoy and as always, please do rate, review and subscribe! Oenone x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/02/201h 23m

#51 When Does Monogamy Fail? with Rosie Wilby

Hey Podulters, welcome back to season 6! This week I speak to comedian, author and fellow podcaster Rosie Wilby about monogamy, polyamory, sex parties and lots more. Rosie's book, Is Monogamy Dead was fantastic and I would highly recommend.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/02/2057m 34s

BONUS! Why We Should All Be Curious About Sobriety with Kuchenga & Catherin

A BONUS EPISODE FOR YOU! This was recorded just before Christmas at the Boulevard Theatre in Soho. I spoke to Kuchenga and Catherine Gray about their road to sobriety, why alcohol is so pervasive and how to live a fulfilled life without drugs and alcohol! I hope you enjoy, Oenone x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/01/201h 12m

#50 Why Should Stop Apologising PART 2 with Scottee & Char

Part 2 of our live recorded conversation including questions from the aud  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/01/2045m 37s

#50 Why We Should Stop Apologising LIVE PART 1 with Scottee & Char

Recorded live at the Boulevard Theatre in SoHo on the 24th of Novemberthis is part of why we should stop apologising... for who we are, our size, our sexuality and so much more. I spoke to Scottee (@scotteeisfat) and Char (@ellessechar) about pretty much everything in the world.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/12/1958m 54s

#49 Why Is Cancel Culture Problematic? with Ban Hass

Hey podulters, this week I speak to friend and one time foe (lol) Ban Hass, about instagram wars, influencers, shadowbanning and loads more.I hope you enjoy- as always, please do rate, review and subscribe :)  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/11/191h 7m

#48 Why Is Sex So Powerful? with Sara Pascoe

Hey podulters, this week I speak to comedian and author, Sara Pascoe about sex, female sexuality, relationships and lots more. She’s always been a dream guest so i hope you enjoy xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/11/191h 20m

#47 Why Is Brexit So Shit? With Femi Oluwole

Hey Podulters, very excited for you to listen to this episode with Femi. I personally really struggle to understand what’s going on with Brexit and this conversation fills in a lot of gaps. I hope you enjoy :) please do rate, review and subscribe! Xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/11/1952m 28s

#46 Why Nursing? with Hope McNulty

Hi Podulters... This week I speak to Hope McNulty, who is currently finishing her studies to become a nurse. We talk about what nursing really is, how the career differs from our preconceptions and lots more. I reallyhope you enjoy :)  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/10/1959m 5s

#45 Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? With Dr Hazel Wallace

Hi podulters... in this episode I talk to Dr Hazel Wallace aka The Food Medic, about the way medicine and nutrition intersect and differ, how diet culture impacts us and why we need to question our relationship with food and exercise. I hope you enjoy, Oenone.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/10/1957m 41s

#44 Why It's Ok To Feel Blue with Scarlett Curtis

Hi Podulters, I spoke to the wonderful Scarlett Curtis- activist, author, journalist and all round fantastic feminist. We discussed her first book 'Feminists don't wear pink and other lies', as well as her new title 'Why it's not ok to feel blue and other lies'. We touched on why it's so important to try and include men in our activism as well as why we should talk about our mental health. I hope you enjoy, as always please do rate, review and subscribe!xxxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/10/1946m 48s

#43 Why University Isn't Always The Answer with Jordan Schwarzenberger

Hi Podulters, I hope you're well :) This week I speak to the wonderful Jordan Schwarzenberger about why you're never too young to start and why the conventional path isn't always for everyone. Jordan started at LadBible, then Vice and now YM&U - a pretty impressive CV for someone who is just 22! I hope you enjoy the episode, please do rate review and subscribe :) Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/10/1958m 57s

#42 Why Do We Fall In Love? with Laura Mucha

This week I speak to the author of 'Love Factually', Laura Mucha, about why, how and when we fall in love. We discuss the difference between lust and love, what attachment theory is and so much more! I hope you enjoy - please do rate review and subscribe.Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/09/191h 23m

#41 Why Do Facts Deceive Us? with Mona Chalabi

Welcome back Podulters! We're kicking off season 5 with Mona Chalabi; data journalist for the Guardian US and all round stat lover. We discuss why data is important, why journalism can be prescriptive and misleading and how to make sure you don't take everything at face value. I hope you enjoy and as always please do rate, review and subscribe!Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/09/1952m 23s

#40 How To Empower Yourself with Emma-Lou Montgomery

This episode is in partnership with Fidelity International. I speak to Emma-Lou Montgomery about their new research on women and money (www.fidelity.co.uk/womenandmoney), how to get invested, why we need to start saving and how to achieve financial wellness. You can follow Fidelity on Instagram, @fidelityinternational. I really hope you enjoy and please do rate, review and subscribe!Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/07/1949m 18s

#39 How To Be A Man with Alex Gwyther

Hey Podulters, this week I speak to writer, playwright and poet Alex Gwyther. We talk about toxic masculinity, porn and how the world has changed in our lifetime. I hope you enjoy and please do rate and review! You can find us on instagram @adultingpod and twitter @adulting_pod. Happy listening! xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/07/191h 18m

#38 How To Educate Your Parents with Grace Campbell

Hi Podulters... this week I speak to the hilarious and smart Grace Campbell. We discuss.... well, everything. From politics, to vagina pottery to how educate your parents on feminism. I hope you enjoy! xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/07/191h 8m

#37 How To Love The Skin You're In with Anjali Mahto

Hi Podulters, I hope you're well :) This week I speak to consultant dermatologist and author, Anjali Mahto. We discuss how skin conditions impact mental health, the ever-evolving beauty ideals and how they impact us, as well as how social media effects our perception of ourselves. I really hope you enjoy the episode and please do rate, review and subscribe, Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/07/1957m 33s

#36 How To Get Your S*** Together with Caroline Hughes

In this episode I speak to the co-founder of @lifetise. We discuss the importance of saving and investing, especially for women, the stress of the biological clock and so much more.Lifetise helps you plan how to afford big things in life, like buying a home or having kids. https://lifetise.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/06/191h 30m

#35 How To Raise Your Voice with Jess Phillips

This week I speak to Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, Jess Phillips. We discuss feminism, politics and how to get heard in a world that doesn't want to listen. As always please do rate, review and subscribe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/06/1944m 34s

#34 How To Slay In Your Lane with Elizabeth and Yomi

This week I speak to the authors and curators of Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Slay-Your-Lane-Black-Bible/dp/0008306303/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr). We discuss the intersections of race, class and gender, and how they impact our perceptions and opportunities.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/06/1936m 57s

#33 How To Be Unapologetically You with Jamie Windust

This week I speak to the hugely inspiring Jamie Windust. We talk about freelancing, sexuality, gender and much more. I hope you enjoy! The petition we talk about at the end can be found at this link https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/240636. Jamie can be found @leopardprintelephant on instagram and @fabjamiefab on twitter.Please do rate, review and let me know what you thought xxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/06/191h 14m

#32 How To Live Consciously with Alice Aedy

YAY Welcome back I have missed you! Episode 1 of Season 4 is finally here! This week I speak to Alice Aedy - photo journalist, documentary film maker and activist. I really hope you enjoy it - please don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.Oenone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/06/191h 9m

#31 Food, Eating and Bodies with Jessica Fostekew

For the last episode in this season, I speak to the hilarious Jessica Fostekew, about her relationship with food, her body and lots more. Jess is one of my favourite comedians and also has her own podcast 'Hoovering' which is more about some of the topics covered in this episode - I highly recommend. I hope you enjoy and I will see you soon xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/04/1958m 49s

#30 What Is A White Saviour? with @nowhitesaviours

Disclaimer - this podcast was recorded last year over skype, so the sound quality is not as good as previous episodes. So sorry about this but I hope it doesn't ruin your listening experience. I spoke to Bruce and Kelsey, from @nowhitesaviours, about their work in activism, what 'white savioursm' actually is, structural racism and a lot more!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/03/191h 25m

#29 Breaking The Rules with Sofie Hagen

This week I speak to the fabulous Sofie Hagen. Sofie is a comedian, body activist and podcast host. We discuss being fat, non-conformist, cheating in exams and much more! I hope you enjoy the episode - it's a long one and I really enjoyed recording it. Oenone xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/03/191h 57m

#28 Beauty and The Taboo with Alexia Inge

This week I speak to Alexia Inge, co-founder of the award winning Cult Beauty. They have just introduced their new Sexual Pleasure and Wellness and we discuss beauty, beauty standards, sexual pleasure and how they intersect! As always I hope you enjoy!! https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/?utm_source=referral&utm_medium=Instagram&utm_campaign=CBOENONE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/03/1952m 55s

#27 It's Good To Be Moody with Amy Thomson

This week I speak to Amy Thomson, founder of ‘Moody Month’, an app that aims to help you get to know your cycle better, and in turn, yourself. We discuss contraception, period tracking, and creating your own business. Hope you enjoy!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/02/1949m 26s

#26 Sobriety, Sex & Sexuality with Africa Brooke

This week's guest is the incredible Africa Brooke, founder of The Cherry Revolution - 'A movement that aims to break societal norms surrounding women, identity, and sexuality by making shameless pleasure a priority'. I hope you enjoy it! Oenone xx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/02/191h 1m

#25 Living & Thriving with Cystic Fibrosis with Sophie Holmes

This week I speak to the inspiring @sophiegraceholmes, who is a personal trainer, athlete, adventurer, motivational speaker who happens to have cystic firbrosis - I find her super inspiring and hope you do too! Please do rate review and subscribe!Oenone x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/02/191h 5m

#24 Common, Fat & Faggy with Scottee

So glad to be back! Happy belated new year, in this first episode of 2019 I speak to artist and activist Scottee about class, privilege, fatness. queerness & so much more. I hope you enjoy this candid chat and, as always, please do rate, review and subscribe! Find Scottee online @scottee  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/02/191h 14m

#23 Finding Your Tribe with Freya Ridings

This week I speak to chart-topping singer and song-writer Freya Ridings. We discuss being the odd one out, achieving your dreams & finding your tribe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/12/1829m 22s

#22 Fat, Fat-loss & Fads with Dr Joshua Wolrich (@unfattening)

This week I speak to Joshua - a trainee hand surgeon with a passion for calling out 'Nutri-bollocks'. We discuss his own weight-loss journey as well as how he is using his platform to try and help others avoid the many 'untruths', as he calls them, surrounding diet and exercise on social media.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/12/181h 33m

#21 Mental Health & Self-medicating with Fae Williams

In this episode I speak to model and content creator, Fae Williams. We discuss depression, anxiety, drugs and much more. Please always seek help if you find anything triggering or upsetting.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/11/1824m 49s

#20 Athletes, Influencers & The Intersection of Race with Jazmin Sawyers

In this weeks episode I speak to athlete, singer, presenter, law undergrad, and old friend Jazmin Sawyers. We compare and contrast our industries as well as questioning the role of race and structural racism and why more women don't play sport. https://sawyersstudio.bigcartel.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/11/1845m 47s

#19 Fast Fashion, Veganism & Sustainable Living with Venetia Falconer

In this weeks episode I speak to presenter, producer and podcaster @venetiafalconer about sustainability and conscious living. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/talking-tastebuds/id1287395967?mt=2  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/11/181h 10m

#18 Domestic Abuse with Alice Liveing

In this episode I speak to @aliceliving about our domestic abuse experiences. https://www.womensaid.org.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIke-XltC63gIVwaoYCh0X1wNJEAAYAiAAEgK6-PD_BwE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/11/1848m 26s

#17 'From My Earliest Memories I Just Knew I Was A Girl' with Cambell Kenneford

Hi Everyone, I am so happy to be back for a new season of Adulting! In this week's episode I speak to Cambell Kennyford (@cambellxo) - who you may have seen on Channel 4's 'Gender Quake' - about growing up, transitioning, and what it means to be trans-gender in today's world. I do hope you enjoy - as always please do rate, review and subscribe as it helps other people to find the podcast! Oenone x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/10/1837m 49s

#16 Dating, Boyfriends & Female Sexuality with Olivia Petter

This week I speak to one half of the independent's @millennial_love podcast, and also one of my best friends of over 10 years; about dating, female sexuality, how family relationships effect romantic relationships and lots more. I hope you enjoy- as always please do rate, review and subscribe!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/09/1855m 34s

#15 Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating with @rhitrition

In this weeks episode I speak to Rhiannon Lambert, who is a registered associate nutritionist, about eating disorders, disordered eating, social media and lots more. Please do reach out to a doctor or registered healthcare professional if you are suffering in any of the ways we discussed xxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/08/1832m 49s

#14 Learning to be yourself with @jessicaolie

This week I speak to Yogi, Content Creator & Ebook author @jessicaolie. We talk about insecurities, jealousy, going through adversity and learning to accept yourself. I loved this chat and I hope you guys do too! Please do rate, review and subscribe as it helps other people to find the podcast xxx  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/08/1851m 53s

#13 Choosing Love with Doris & Valerie

This week I speak to Doris & Valerie, both lesbian refugees from Cameroon where homosexuality is still illegal and they wish to be able to live freely as themselves much like we do. I hope you enjoy x Say it Loud Club website  http://www.sayitloudclub.co.uk/ Help Refugees website http://www.helprefugees.org/. Sign up to their mailing list for information about the issues affecting refugees across Europe and the Middle East and for lots of accessible ways that anyone can help. If there's an issue and you'd like to let your MP know that his / her constituents care about this, in this case the fact that 3/4 of claims for asylum on the grounds of sexuality were rejected by the Home Office between 2015 and 2017 you can find your MP's details on this website https://www.writetothem.com/.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/08/1854m 50s

#12 Marriage, Babies & The Bits In Between - Sophia M-Coutts

This week I speak to author and journalist Sophia Money-Coutts (@sophiamcoutts) about her new novel 'The Plus One'. We discuss everything from sex to imposter syndrome! Hope you enjoy! https://sophiamoneycoutts.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/08/1853m 29s

#11 We are all human with Kojo Apeagyei

This week I speak to spoken word poet, write & social activist who works for Shelter Charity, about homelessness, activism, privilege and more.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/07/1844m 40s

#10 'Not a girl, not yet a woman' with Charly Cox

This week I speak to poet Charly Cox (@charlycox1), all about body image, sexual empowerment, growing up from girlhood to womanhood and all the bits in between. I really loved this discussion and I hope you do too! As always please rate, review & subscribe to help others find the podcast!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/07/181h 2m

#9 "Giving it your all' with Henry Fraser

SO PLEASED TO BE BACK FOR SEASON 2! Thank you so much for your patience, I hope its worth the wait! I loved chatting to Henry, he's not only incredibly inspiring he's also super lols! You can find Henry on social media @henryfraser0. Please do rate, review subscribe and let me know what you think! http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/ http://www.transportforall.org.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/07/1851m 35s

#8 Race, Diversity & Its Role In Feminism ft. Shona Vertue

The last episode in series 1, and I think it might be my favourite. @Shona_vertue is an incredible personal trainer, yoga teacher, author but above all an incredible human. We delve into the world of privilege, race, feminism and much more- and how making yourself aware of these issues is imperative as a part of truly growing up. I hope you enjoy x  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/05/181h 38m

#7 Seven Books That I have Loved This Year

This episode is just me- as my guest was unfortunately unwell, however I did enjoy rambling on my own. Books and words are so special and important to me in so many ways and I wanted to share some books that have really impacted my life and how I face this world as an adult. Books: Everything I Know About Love - Dolly Alderton Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine- Gail Honeyman Animal- Sarah Pascoe Sapiens- Yuval Noah Harari Homo Deus- Yuval Noah Harari The Big Little Things- Henry Fraser Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race- Reni Eddo- Lodge  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/05/1847m 2s

#6 Love, Sex & Being Single with Lucy Vine

In this episode I talk to journalist and author Lucy Vine. We discuss sex, relationships and being single. We could not stop laughing and this is actually only about half of what we recorded because of the aforementioned.... I really hope you enjoy it.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/04/181h 9m

#5 Millennial Money Matters with Kalpana Fitzpatrick

In this episode I interview Kalpana- personal finance editor at Hearst magazines and consumer editor at Prima, Red and Good Housekeeping. We discuss gendered finance issues in the media, the importance of pensions, the gender pay gap and much much much more! I am so sorry for the sound quality on this episode I had to do lots of witchery on it to make it work- I hope you don't mind!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/04/1856m 19s

#4 Female Friendships ft. Gracefituk

Finding new friends, fall outs, forced friendships and more. Grace and I look into how our personal friendships have changed as we've grown up and what we've learnt along the way.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/04/181h 1m

#3 'Please don't shave your vagina people' with Anita Mitra

In this episode I chat with Anita @gynaegeek, who is a gynaecologist and we discuss all things women's health from PCOS to fertility. We also try to combat lots of the taboos and misinformation that prevent us from understanding ourselves from the inside out, such as the fact that what we call a 'vagina' is actually a 'vulva'- whoda thunk it.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/04/181h 15m

#2 The Podmother | Millennial meets Baby Boomer

In this episode I interview (chat to) my mum (Olive) about her journey to adulthood and the juxtaposition of our generations.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/03/1856m 11s

#1 Teaser | Flying Solo

A shorter episode, introducing myself and my journey to adulthood.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/03/1812m 18s

Coming Soon

A brief Overview of my new Podcast  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/03/183m 29s
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